wertu
Find a ski deal

Donnersbach

Ski Resort Review

Wertu ski expert
May 4, 2024
Donnersbach, a paradise for cross-country enthusiasts, boasts an impressive network of well-groomed trails, set amidst a tranquil and picturesque alpine landscape, making it a dream destination for those seeking a serene skiing experience.

Donnersbach

overview

Stats

4.0
/5
Rating
713
m
Resort height
2000
m
Summit

KM of slopes

22.2
Beginners
20
Intermediates
22.2
Experts
47.2
Total

Best for

Beginners
Intermediates
Fun
Fun
Fun
Poor
Families
Fun
On-budget
Poor

Donnersbach

for beginners

Beginners rating -
22.2
Perfect
Donnersbach is a great choice for beginners, offering a variety of gentle slopes and a ski school for those new to the sport. The resort features easy-to-use lifts, making it simple for beginners to access the slopes. Additionally, the resort is less crowded, allowing beginners to learn and practice at their own pace without feeling rushed or overwhelmed.

Donnersbach

for intermediates

Intermediates rating -
Intermediates
Perfect
Intermediate skiers will find Donnersbach to be a suitable destination with a good mix of blue and red pistes. The resort offers a variety of terrains, including the popular Riesneralm, which is known for its well-groomed slopes and panoramic views. The Planneralm area, with its wide, open runs, is another favorite among intermediates, offering a good balance of challenge and enjoyment.

Donnersbach

for advanced

Advanced skiers rating -
Fun
Perfect
Advanced skiers will find Donnersbach to be a thrilling destination. The resort is home to the challenging Planneralm ski area, known for its steep descents and high-altitude runs. The black-rated Direttissima run is a particular highlight, offering a steep and demanding course that will test even the most experienced skiers.

Donnersbach

for snowboarders

Snowboarders rating -
Fun
Perfect
Donnersbach is a snowboarder's delight with its well-groomed slopes and a snowpark that caters to all skill levels. The snowpark is equipped with a variety of features including jumps, boxes, and rails, providing ample opportunities for freestylers to practice their tricks. The resort also offers a good mix of blue, red, and black runs, ensuring that snowboarders of all abilities can find a suitable challenge.

Donnersbach

off-pistes

Off-pistes rating -
Fun
Perfect
Donnersbach offers a freeriding experience that is both challenging and rewarding, with its steep slopes and deep powder. The resort is known for its Riesneralm area, which boasts a variety of ungroomed terrains, perfect for those seeking an adrenaline rush. The Planneralm area, with its high-altitude trails and untouched snow, is another haven for off-piste enthusiasts.

Donnersbach

for families

Families rating -
Families
Perfect
Donnersbach is a great choice for families, offering a variety of ski slopes suitable for all skill levels, including beginners. The resort features a well-regarded ski school, where young skiers can learn the ropes in a safe and supportive environment. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as tobogganing and winter hiking, ensuring there's always something to keep everyone entertained.

Donnersbach

apres-ski

Apres-ski rating -
Perfect
Poor
Donnersbach offers a more relaxed apr├Ęs-ski atmosphere, perfect for those who prefer a calm evening after a day on the slopes. You can unwind at the cosy Planneralm Stadl, known for its warm ambiance and delicious local brews. For a more lively evening, the nearby town of Schladming offers a variety of bars and clubs, such as Siglu and Hohenhaus Tenne, accessible via a short drive.

Donnersbach

food scene

Donnersbach is a great choice for families, offering a variety of ski slopes suitable for all skill levels, including beginners. The resort features a well-regarded ski school, where young skiers can learn the ropes in a safe and supportive environment. Off the slopes, families can enjoy a range of activities such as tobogganing and winter hiking, ensuring there's always something to keep everyone entertained.